BRUSSELS (Armenpress) — On March 9 Session of the North Atlantic Council in 28+1 format was held at NATO Headquarters in Brussels which was attended by Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, ambassadors of NATO 28 member-states, heads of defense agencies and NATO senior officials.

During the session, FM Nalbandian touched upon various sectors of cooperation between Armenia and NATO, priorities of Armenia’s foreign policy, Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement and fight against terrorism. He also referred to Armenia’s participation in peacekeeping missions, fulfillment of agreements on Iran’s Nuclear Program, Syrian crisis, as well as Armenia’s stance on a number of international urgent issues.

Referring to Armenia-NATOrelations, Nalbandian positively assessed the effective cooperation in the framework of the Individual Partnership Action Plan, noting that the current Action Plan is the fourth one in a row, and the development of a plan for 2017-18 will soon begin.

Edward Nalbandian presented the results of referendum on constitutional reforms held in Armenia last December and the process of reforms arising from the referendum.

Defense Minister Ohanyan referred to the defense sphere and expansion of opportunities in the area of military education, noting the importance of cooperation with NATO in this context.

NATO Secretary General and ambassadors of member-states delivered speeches during the session. They positively assessed the cooperation.

Prior to the session of North Atlantic Council, Nalbandian and Ohanyan held a meeting with NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. The sides touched upon the implementation of various projects and exchanged opinions on regional issues.

1 comment
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

$12.3 Million Raised During Armenia Fund Telethon 2011

LOS ANGELES — The annual Armenia Fund Telethon broadcast live from Los…

Friendship Declaration Signed Between Artsakh’s Askeran and French Bouc-Bel-Air

On November 19, within the framework of the visit of Minister of…

Kim Kardashian Responds to Ad in WSJ Denying Armenian Genocide

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Reality television star Kim Kardashian is getting political. The…

The Armenian Consulate General in Los Angeles Established Bonds of Cooperation With the State Of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – The first official visit of Ambassador Armen Baibourtian,…